[Homestead] Highlander Research and Education Center
jeanne13 at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 28 16:27:38 EST 2008
Over the years I have attended lots of things there, not fancy but a great place, and the scenery is breathtaking.
North East TN zone 6
----- Original Message -----
From: Jerry W. Shepperd
To: homestead at lists.ibiblio.org
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:54 PM
Subject: [Homestead] Highlander Research and Education Center
Some of you may be interested in the activities sponsored by the
The Highlander Center is a residential popular education and research
organization based on a 106-acre farm in the foothills of the Great
Smoky Mountains, twenty-five miles east of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Since 1932, Highlander has gathered workers, grassroots leaders,
community organizers, educators, and researchers to address the most
pressing social, environmental and economic problems facing the
people of the South. Highlander sponsors educational programs and
research into community problems, as well as a residential Workshop
Center for social change organizations and workers active in the
South and internationally. Generations of activists have come to
Highlander to learn, teach, and prepare to participate in struggles
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
He is a man of sense who does not grieve for what he has not, but
rejoices in what he has.
It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
-- George Bernard Shaw
It's never crowded along the extra mile.
-- Wayne Dyer
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